Common Section [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics]: Questions 41 - 46 of 70

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Question 41

Common Section
Shape
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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Assuming the Earth to be a perfect sphere, its equatorial velocity is approximately ________ km/hr.

Question 42

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Stress

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Which of the following is NOT an inverse square law?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Coulomb՚s law of magneto statics

b.

Coulomb՚s law of electrostatics

c.

Newton՚s law of gravitation

d.

Hooke՚s law

Question 43

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Ground Water Geology

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Two bodies made up of same material with different dimensions have

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Same resistances but different resistivities

b.

Same resistivities but different resistances

c.

Different resistances and resistivities

d.

Same resistances and resistivities

Question 44

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Introduction to Remote Sensing

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On a photo-scale of 1: 40000, a square shaped open cast coal mine of 1 km2 area would have an area of (in cm2)

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Choice (4)Response

a.

2.50

b.

6.25

c.

12.00

d.

4.00

Question 45

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Body and Surface Waves

Appeared in Year: 2013

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For seismic S-wave velocity-V, the rigidity modulus - μ, is proportional to

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Choice (4)Response

a.

b.

c.

V

d.

Question 46

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Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Which one of the following is the correct statement?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Accretionary wedge is part of the foreland basin

b.

Dehydration of sub ducting slab induces mantle melting

c.

Spreading ridge is a major zone of metamorphism

d.

Back arc basin represent a convergent Regime

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